Corporate Finance Services

By leveraging the World Bank Group’s global network and IFC’s investment and market expertise, the Corporate Finance Services team is uniquely positioned to provide private companies with financial advisory solutions.

We can help client companies raise equity capital, identify new markets for entry and targets for acquisition, as well as prepare for successful IPOs.

Solutions to help raise capital

  • Equity Mobilization Program (EMP)
    To fill equity needs of projects​, we can bring in additional institutional investors alongside IFC.
  • Sell-Side M&A Advisory
    We can leverage IFC’s global network of investors interested in emerging markets to help identify the right partner for our clients, to bring in new capital and/or technical expertise.


Solutions to grow in new markets 

  • Buy-Side M&A Advisory
    We can help companies expand into new markets by analyzing market and sector potential, find suitable local partners/targets, and support acquisition and/or joint venture efforts.


Solutions to prepare for listing

  • Pre-IPO Advisory
    Leveraging our institutional expertise, our Pre-IPO advisory solutions help companies manage the wide-ranging preparatory efforts required to prepare for successful listing. As a trusted, long-term partner, we can help clients assess overall readiness, refine their IPO strategy, select a suitable exchange, choose underwriters, and manage legal, financial, and operational requirements. 

A Partner of Choice

IFC — a member of the World Bank Group — is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We have a global network of clients and partners, as well as extensive investment and market experience in more than 100 countries.

In fiscal year 2023, IFC committed a record $43.7 billion to private companies and financial institutions in developing countries. We are a leading, AAA-rated global multilateral institution that provides advisory support, as well as debt and equity financing with a focus on development and sustainability. 


Ifeoma (Ify) Mba
Georgi Petrov
Principal Investment Officer